giving good interview
The Freewheeling Improviser
He/She Who Does Not Suffer Fools Gladly
The Unself-conscious Subject
The Consummate Storyteller
The Genuinely Decent Human Being
What's fun about the article is that Langer gives medals to the authors he's interviewed who best fit these descriptions. Nadine Gordimer told him "ask me a stupid question, I'll give you a nasty answer." Fair enough, says Langer, and gives her bronze medal in the He/She Who Does Not Suffer Fools Gladly category.
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